On October 4th, 2017 our machine tool builder, Modig Machine Tool set the new World Record in Chip removal with 1,001 cubic inches per minute! The RigiMill’s spindle speed ran 18,000 RPM at 295 horsepower to machine a SS7075 aluminum alloy material, commonly used for aerospace components.
Check out this testimonial on how the RigiMill ran the same part within 29 minutes providing a 56% Reduction!
RigiMill World Record Chip Removal Details:
- Material Type: SS7075
- Spindle Speed: 18,000 RPM
- Spindle Power: 295 HP (220kW)
- Chip Volume: 52.3 gallons (198 liters)
- Solid Material:1,001 cubic inches/min (16.4 liters/min)